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Saturday, May 25

Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2013
Saturday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch from the shore.
| Steamer Lane (Santa Cruz)
Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest | 2013

Come watch the 2013 Santa Cruz Longboard Surf Contest, the longest-running longboard surf contest on the West Coast on May 25-26, 2013. Over 100 contestants take part, so come cheer on local surfers as they compete against some of the best longboarders in the state on ...

2013 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Fremont
Saturday, May 25 – 8:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free to watch.
| Sharks Ice
2013 Golden Gate Bonspiel: Curling Competition | Fremont

Come watch curlers from around the country as they compete on Memorial Day weekend in the annual Golden Gate Bonspiel at Sharks Ice in Fremont from May 24-26, 2013. The 2013 event marks the San Francisco Bay Area Curling Club’s 55th anniversary. It has become an ...

2013 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | Golden Gate Park
Saturday, May 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Spreckels Temple of Music
2013 Bay Area Classic Yo-Yo Contest | Golden Gate Park

2013 Bay Area Classic Contest Schedule

9-10 am – Arrival
10 am to noon – 1A Prelims (Offstage), 2A, 3A Finals (Onstage), Sports Ladder (Offstage)
Noon to 12:30 pm – Lunch
12:30-4 pm – 1A Prelims continue (Offstage), 4A, 5A, 1A Finals (Onstage)
4 pm – Awards Ceremony

Yard-Sale Style Art Show: Fog in a Jar & Transamerica Ice Sculpture | Hayes Valley
Saturday, May 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Event is free; artists works will be for sale.
| Proxy
Yard-Sale Style Art Show: Fog in a Jar & Transamerica Ice Sculpture | Hayes Valley

Join an art exhibit, yard-sale style, featuring all things temporary and where works will investigate the idea of impermanence, the fleeting, being present and seizing the moment.
Come to Proxy in Hayes Valley and see an ice sculpture of the Transamerica tower slowly melt as the …

Walgreens Fresh Samples Tour: Free Fro Yo, Smoothie & Juice | SF
Saturday, May 25 – 9:00 am | Cost: FREE | Walgreens (Polk St)
Walgreens Fresh Samples Tour: Free Fro Yo, Smoothie & Juice | SF

The Walgreens “Up Market: Fresh” bus will be serving free samples of a variety of items to celebrate the fresh food offerings available at Walgreens stores. The samples will be given from a custom-made, 40 foot bus that will be visiting select locations and special events ...

2013 Green Cup: “Footbag” Hacky Sack Tournament | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE | Lakeside Park
2013 Green Cup:

2013 Green Cup Schedule | May 25, 2013
Lakeside Park, Oakland

10 am – Singles Bracket Round of 32
11 am – Singles Bracket Round of 16
Noon – Singles Bracket Quarterfinals
1:30-4:30 pm – Open / Women’s / Intermediate Doubles Pools
5 pm – Intermediate Doubles Final
5 pm – Open/Advanced …

Hot Rod & Custom 1920-1960s Classic Car Show | Jack London Square
Saturday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Jack London Square
Hot Rod & Custom 1920-1960s Classic Car Show | Jack London Square

View more than 65 classic cars from the 1920s to 1960s on display throughout Jack London Square including: 1932 Fords, 1951 Mercurys, 1954 Chevys, Model A’s, Roadsters,1936 Fords and Thunderbirds on May 25, 2013.
Enjoy live music, food and fun on the Oakland Waterfront.

Treasure Island Flea: 2nd Anniversary Party | Saturday
Treasure Island Flea: 2nd Anniversary Party | Saturday

Treasure Island Flea is turning two on May 25-26, 2013 (Memorial Day Weekend) so FunCheap is helping celebrating by throwing a mini-carnival.
TREASURE ISLAND FLEA | 2ND BIRTHDAY PARTY
May 25-26, 2013 (10 am-4 pm)
The Great Lawn, Treasure Island, SF
$3 Admission
EXCLUSIVE FUNCHEAP FREEBIES FOR RSVPS
RSVP on Facebook …

Oakland’s Churches & Temples: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013
Oakland's Churches & Temples: Free Guided Walking Tours | Summer 2013

Free 90-minute walking tours of downtown Oakland will be offered every Wednesday and Saturday from May through October for 2013. The twice weekly guided tours showcase the city’s changing skyline, landmarks, churches and high-rises. The six-month long tour season ensures ample opportunity to take in ...

Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part I: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo.
The morning’s focus is on the valley’s commerce, transportation, and development, including a foray through Little Hollywood and ending at Silvestri’s showroom.
May 2013 …

Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 25 – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| Ocean & Faxon Avenues
Bungalows of Westwood Park: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Craftsman, English Tudor, Spanish Revival, Colonial Revival… you’ll see all these styles and more strolling through this west side neighborhood of 650 cozy bungalows built for middle class San Franciscans in the early 20th century.
May 2013 Tours:

Saturday, May 11 at 10 am
Saturday, May 25 at 10 …

Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | SF
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Ferry Building
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market: Free Seasonal Cooking Demo | SF

Chef Rick Koplau is the chef de cuisine at Lone Eagle Grille at the Hyatt Regency Lake Tahoe Resort, Spa, and Casino.
Koplau is originally from the Northern Cascades and grew up in a small farming community. Surrounded by a wide variety of fresh ingredients, he …

Market to Table: Chef Charles Phan Interview, Demo & Tastings | SF
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is required.
| Two Embarcadero Center
Market to Table: Chef Charles Phan Interview, Demo & Tastings | SF

Saturday, May 25th: Charles Phan - Owner and Executive Chef of The Slanted Door, Heaven’s Dog, Out the Door, The Academy Cafe, Greencap Catering, The Moss Room, and Hardwater

March Against Monsanto | Union Square to Ferry Plaza
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Union Square Park
March Against Monsanto | Union Square to Ferry Plaza

Join the global movement against wacky GMO and patented food at the San Francisco March Against Monsanto starting at 11 am in Union Square on May 25, 2013.
There will be marches happening on the same day all over the world – from SF to Spain to …

Heritage Sites Walking Tour | Presidio
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but an RSVP is requested to rsvp@presidiotrust.gov.
| Montgomery Street Barracks
Heritage Sites Walking Tour | Presidio

Come explore the changes that are being made on the Presidio’s Main Post. Presidio Trust specialists will discuss transformations including the Main Parade lawn, the Officers’ Club rehabilitation, and the interpretive adobe walls being constructed along Mesa Street.
Free, but an RSVP is requested to rsvp@presidiotrust.gov.
This program …

2013 Taco Festival, Lucha Libre & Accordion Championship | San Jose
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $10*
*Admission is $10 and doesn't include tacos, but all plates will be $5 or less.
| History Park San Jose in Kelley Park
2013 Taco Festival, Lucha Libre & Accordion Championship | San Jose

Celebrate tacos at the San Jose Taco Festival of Innovation – a feast day filled with tastings, art, music, Lucha Libre, and a curated selection of over 35 food trucks from all over the Bay Area serving their best rendition of a taco.
Short rib tacos, …

2013 Champions League Final Watch Party: German Food & Beer | Inner Richmond
Saturday, May 25 – 11:00 am | Cost: $8*
*$8 cover, includes one beer and a raffle ticket. Extra raffle tickets are $5 per person.
| Steins German Sports Bar
2013 Champions League Final Watch Party: German Food & Beer | Inner Richmond

Get the full German experience as Steins German Sports Bar watches two of the best German teams, Bayern München and Borussia Dortmund as they go head to head for the Official UEFA Champions League Final 2013 at Wembley Stadium. The game starts at 11:45 am.
$8 …

2013 Champions League Final: Dortmund v. Bayern | Shanghai Kelly’s
Saturday, May 25 – 11:30 am | Cost: FREE | Shanghai Kelly's
2013 Champions League Final: Dortmund v. Bayern | Shanghai Kelly's

The UEFA Champions League is wrapping up with an all-German showdown as Borussia Dortmund meet FC Bayern München at Wembley Stadium in London.
This occasion means lots of beer, food and screaming fans all over Europe, and Shanghai Kelly will uphold the tradition with their annual party …

German Beer & Sausage Festival | SoMa
Saturday, May 25 – 11:45 am | Cost: FREE*
*Free admission with RSVP - Bring money for food and drinks.
| SoMa StrEat Food Park
German Beer & Sausage Festival | SoMa

Grab some German lager, grub on schnitzel and sausages from a bevy of food trucks, listen to some traditional German music, and watch live German soccer on the TVs.
FREE – RSVP on Facebook
Settle in to watch the all-German final of the 2013 UEFA Champions League on five …

Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but RSVP is required.
| New Karibbean City
Free Caribbean Dance Classes for SF Carnival | Oakland

Join Sistas-Wit-Style for free Caribbean dance classes to get you ready for San Francisco Carnival held annually on Memorial Day weekend. Free, but RSVP is required. Classes take place from noon to 2 pm every Saturday at New Karibbean City (1408 Webster Ave., Oakland). Their goal is ...

Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – All Day | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but bring money for food & drinks.
| Classic Cars West
Classic Cars, Food, Beer, Ping Pong & Art Fest | Oakland

Classic Cars West invites you back to The Yard for a weekly daytime food, beer, ping pong, art and classic car party in Oakland.  Every Saturday from noon ’til dusk, the event will feature a rotating pop-up food menu from local purveyors and craft beer by Oakland’s ...

Clitoral Mass: Women’s Bike Ride, Yoga & DJs | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 12:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Lake Merritt
Clitoral Mass: Women's Bike Ride, Yoga & DJs | Oakland

In 2013, six cities including Oakland, LA, Chicago, NYC, Atlanta and Toronto will participate in a six city Clitoral Mass.
Oakland will celebrate with a pre-ride yoga session and an after-party with DJs and food.
Noon: Pre-Ride Activities
Lake Merrit Pillars (577 Grand Ave)

Safety checks and minor repairs
Yoga for …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Saturday, May 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered. The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who ...

Free Jazz & Blues Concert in the Park: Red Hot Skillet Lickers | Yerba Buena Gardens
Saturday, May 25 – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Yerba Buena Gardens
Free Jazz & Blues Concert in the Park: Red Hot Skillet Lickers | Yerba Buena Gardens

The Queen of classic jazz and blues is back with her “little big band,” the Red Hot Skillet Lickers, featuring the sensational Big Bones, one of the world’s great blues harmonica players.
Lavay Smith’s all-star 7-piece band will perform a wide selection of instrumental and vocal …

Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides
Saturday, May 25 – 2:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free, but donations are accepted. Some tours may be limited in size.
| 45 Leland Ave.
Visitacion Valley Part II: Rare Walking Tour | SF City Guides

Explore Visitacion Valley, named by 18th-century Spaniards lost in the fog and part of the only local land grant deeded to an Anglo.
The afternoon tour concentrates on community life – including Eichler housing, a Julia Morgan church, landscaped greenways, and more – in the “Valley …

Every Saturday

Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill
Every Saturday – 10:00 am | Cost: FREE | Potrero Hill Recreation Center
Free Drop-in Zumba Fitness Class | Potrero Hill

Zumba is a 60-minute cardio workout featuring a playlist full of hot Latin/international/pop songs that will have you twirling, shimmying, and forgetting that you’re working out.
If you’re a non-dancer, you’ll find that there’s enough repetition to make it easy to catch on; if you’re a …

Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park
Every Saturday – 11:00 am | Cost: FREE | Rec Field: Golden Gate Park
Free Outdoor Yoga Day | Golden Gate Park

Come and play outdoors, in nature. Enjoy inverting, reverting, and melting into the ground. Join up every Saturday for a rejuvenating morning flow and meditation for body, mind, and spirit.
Purusha yogis teach free yoga on Saturday mornings in Golden Gate Park at 11 am,  as part of …

Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland
Every Saturday – 1:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Vessel Gallery
Saturday Stroll Art Walk | Oakland

Love art, but find the Murmur to be more like a scream? Then the Saturday Stroll might be just what the artist ordered.
The Saturday Stroll is quieter and more focused on the art in the galleries that participate in Oakland’s highly popular Art Murmur, luring in art enthusiasts who prefer …

Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13
Free Outdoor BBQ | Lucky 13

Sure, Lucky 13′s always loaded with free popcorn and goldfish – but, if you’re looking for something more sustainable with your rockabilly and punk on the jukebox, be sure to drop by their free BBQ on the outdoor patio from 4-7 pm every Saturday from June …

Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide
Every Saturday – 6:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Free to play, but bring cash for drinks.
Saturday Night Bingo: Jell-O Shots & $50 Bar Tab | The Riptide

The Riptide hosts a bingo party, every Saturday, which runs from about 6 pm to just after 8 pm. There are 3 rounds; you can win drinks, prizes, and the final blackout round prize is a $50 bar tab.
When O-69 gets called, everyone playing bingo …

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